Stalled West Chelsea project hits the market, Stahl Organization wants to tear down two landmarked buildings … and more

May 02, 2011 08:31AM

1. Struggling Nanuet Mall to be demolished [NYT]
2. Stalled West Chelsea project next to 200 11th Avenue hits the market for $12.5M [Curbed]

3. Urban American agrees to renovate 200 Section 8 apartments in NYC [WSJ]
4. Upper West Side’s Manhattan Diner closes, to be replaced with high-rise apartment building [NYT]
5. Trump gets roasted at White House Correspondents’ Dinner, responds with: “Seth Meyers has no talent” [NYT]

6. Meanwhile, the Donald says he’s already decided to run for president “in my mind” [Bloomberg]
7. Stahl Organization asks city for permission to demolish two landmark UES apartment buildings [NYT]
8. Office rents are between 20 percent and 53 percent higher at new buildings, Jones Lang LaSalle reports [Crain’s]
9. Queens confused about its subjective neighborhood names, boundaries too [NYDN]

10. State Assemblyman Hakeem Jeffries weighs in on affordable housing development, preservation [Crain’s]

11. Interior Design editor Cindy Allen lists 205 Hicks Street pad for $1.695M [Curbed]
12. Citibank not guiltless, as previously claimed, in faulty foreclosure scandal [Crain’s]

13. New design for 87 Chambers Street hotel makes you appreciate the Landmarks Preservation Commission, columnist says [WSJ]